5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
1
Inari
— Few hours
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
End: Helsinki

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): trek along Juutua Nature Trail and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari vacation maker website.

Helsinki to Inari is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in October; daily highs in Inari reach 3°C and lows reach -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip builder site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Levi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife Winter Sports Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi route planner.

Drive from Levi to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, experience rural life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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